Come Over

Come Over

Infinitive: Come Over
Present Tense: Come Over/ Comes Over
-ing Form: Coming Over
Past Tense: Came Over
Past Participle: Come Over
It is a non-separable phrasal verb that can
be used in three ways
  1. 1

    To make a visit.

    My mother came over to visit earlier today.
    Can you come over after work?

  2. 2

    To move across from one side to another.

    I told you to play on this side of the street. Come over here right now!
    When Christopher Columbus had come over, he thought he found India.

  3. 3

    To let an emotion or feeling affect you in a strong way.

    A wave of jealousy came over him when he'd seen his girlfriend with her ex-boyfriend.
    A feeling of hunger came over her because she hadn't eaten all day.

Come Over
  1. Alyssa is a childhood friend who used to ______ ___ to my house to play hide-and-seek.
  2. My grandparents are ______ ______, so we need to clean up the house.
  3. I don't know what has _______ ____ him. He was fine just a minute ago.
  4. Jack is asking us to ______ ____ tonight for his party.
  5. A wave of anger ______ ____ him when he read something in the newspaper.

Listen for the phrasal verb Come Over in the video clip from the movie Accepted

  1. Bart: Hey, where is Schrader? He should be here for this.

    Daryl: I don't know. I haven't seen him in a couple of days.

    Bart: I hope he's not sick.

    Kiki: Okay. Quick, quick, quick, everybody say "Cheers"!

    Bart: Hey, "quick, quick, quick," get up in here.

    Kiki: No.

    Bart: Oh, yes. Yes, yes, yes. ________ ____ here.

    Kiki: Okay.

    Bart: Gotta up the gorgeous quotient.

    Kiki: Okay. Get ready and now. Cheers!
  2. What was the video clip about?

    How was the phrasal verb used in the video?

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • Alyssa is a childhood friend who used to come over to my house to play hide-and-seek.
    My grandparents are coming over, so we need to clean up the house. (Could we also use ‘come by’?)
    I don’t know what has coming over him. He was fine just a minute ago.
    Jack is asking us to come over tonight for his party.
    A wave of anger came over him when he read something in the newspaper.

  • LOIEnglish

    Joan the 3rd sentence should be: I don’t know what has come over him?

  • Viacheslav Levashov

    Alyssa is a childhood friend who used to come over to my house to play hide-and-seek.
    My grandparents are coming over, so we need to clean up the house.
    I don’t know what has come over him. He was fine just a minute ago.
    Jack is asking us to come over tonight for his party.
    A wave of anger came over him when he read something in the newspaper.

  • LOIEnglish

    Great!

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